S-330, Task Force / Strike Team Leader

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Course Description

This course is designed to meet the training requirements of Task Force Leader and  Strike Team Leader. Most examples and exercises in this package are specific to wildland fire suppression, although some all-hazards exercises are included.

Course Objective:

  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the Risk Management Process found in the Incident Response Pocket Guide (IRPG), PMS 461 to various incidents.
  • Identify and describe the responsibilities of a Task Force/Strike Team Leader (TFLD/STCR).
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply appropriate tactics with assigned resources organized into strike teams or task forces.

Course Delivery

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Course Components

Course ComponentCourse Time
Pre-course work1
Pre-selection assessment1
Online trainingN/A
Instructor-led training19-20.5
Total Hours21-22.5

Course Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for S-330 on the National Wildland Fire Training website. Contact your local Training Officer or Geographic Area Training Representative for more information about local course sessions.

Course Required For:

Strike Team Leader Crew (STRC), Strike Team Leader Engine (STEN), Strike Team Leader Heavy Equipment (STEQ), Task force Leader (TFLD)

Course Recommended For:

Personnel desiring to be qualified as task force leader (TFLD) or any strike team leader.

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

Qualified as any single resource boss.

Satisfactory completion of pre-selection assessment and pre-course work.

Associated Position Task Books

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